Media Artist/Documentary Filmmaker/Curator
Executive Director, Lumiflux Media
Interim Executive Director, Buffalo International Film Festival
Anna Scime experiments with moving-image-based work at the intersection of art, technology and science – addressing topics including the Anthropocene, eco-histories, and the archive.
Anna Scime is an internationally exhibited media artist, whose recent solo and group screenings and exhibitions include: Burchfield Penney Art Center (Buffalo), Berlin International Directors Lounge (Berlin), Centro Cultural Borges (Buenos Aires), Detroit Independent Film Festival (Detroit), FLORA ars+natura (Bogotá), Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video & Music Festival (Kuala Lumpur) and PS1 MoMA (NYC). Her documentary work has been broadcast nationally and published throughout the web on Free Speech TV, PhillyCAM and ArtGrease. She has received awards for her work including fellowships from ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and The New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA), The Center for the Moving Image, The Liberace Foundation, The Mark Diamond Research Fund, and The Robert and Carol Morris Fund for Artistic Expression and Performing Arts. She studied journalism at Northeastern, and graduated summa cum laude with Bachelor’s Degrees in English and in Art from University at Buffalo, where she also received an MFA from the Department of Media Study, and taught courses in media production and analysis. She was Squeaky Wheel's interim Executive Director from late 2015 through 2016, and continues to contribute to the cultural ecosystem in Buffalo through her work with community arts nonprofits, like the Buffalo International Film Festival. She is also Lumiflux Media’s Executive Director, and since 2013 has worked to ensure that the organization sustainably stewards a dynamic roster of media productions.